Stone Forensics Stone and Tile Troubleshooting
January 21 - January 24$2,500
This comprehensive workshop will cover a wide range of topics, including the geology of stone; the structure of different kinds of stone and materials; identification of stone and tile types; quarry techniques; production of tile and slabs; fabrication and installation requirements; physical and chemical testing; stone and tile forensic investigation; diagnosis of problems; stone and tile restoration, repair, and replacement; stain removal; troubleshooting; writing reports; giving expert witness testimony; slip resistance; and laboratory testing.
The stone and tile troubleshooting program is a full four days, with one day spent in the field examining failures and the certification test administered on the last day.
The program is only offered once per year, and class size is limited.